99-F-1625: Key Span Ravenswood - Inservice Article X Project

KeySpan Ravenswood Cogeneration
Case 99-F-1625

Size: 250 MW natural gas-fired, combined cycle cogeneration facility
Location: At existing Ravenswood site located in Long Island City, 
Queens, New York
Proposed by: KeySpan Energy, Brooklyn, New York

Schedule: Commercial operation began May 2004. 

An  Order granting Amendment of Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need was issued July 23, 2002.

An Order Denying Petition for Rehearing was issued on January 30, 2002. 

An Opinion and Order granting Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need was issued September 7, 2001.

A petition for rehearing of the Siting Board's decision was filed by New York City.  Briefs in opposition were filed by KeySpan, Staff and DEC. 

A Recommended Decision was issued on August 7, 2001. 

Briefs were filed June 28, 2001 and Reply Briefs were filed July 6, 2001. 

An Evidentiary Hearing was held June 14, 2001. 

An Order Specifying Article X Issues was issued March 26, 2001. 

A Procedural Ruling and Schedule was issued on March 12, 2001. 

An issues conference  was held on March 1, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at One Penn Plaza, Manhattan 

A public statement hearing was held on February 28, 2001, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Public School No. 112, 25-05 37th Avenue, Queens. 

The Chairman of the Siting Board determined on January 24, 2001 that the supplemented application complies with the requirements of Article X of the Public Service Law, and fixed February 28, 2001 as the date for commencement of public statement hearings. 

On November 10, 2000, KeySpan submitted supplemental information. A review to determine whether the supplemented application is complete is being conducted by the Department of Public Service, the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Health.

The Article X application was filed on July 28, 2000. 

Approved: The Siting Board decided to approve the project on September 5, 2001, and issued an Order and Opinion on September 7, 2001.
Comments: The five volume application can be viewed by the public at the following locations: 
The Queensbridge Library  
10-43 41st Avenue 
Long Island City
The Queens Public Library  
21-45 31st Street 
The Roosevelt Island Library  
524 Main Street 
Roosevelt Island
The Ravenswood Library  
35-32 21st Street 
Long Island City

Copies of the application may be inspected during normal business hours in Central Files at the offices of the New York State Department of Public Service, Three Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY and One Penn Plaza, New York, NY.


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